Company: Qatar Petroleum
Skills: Security
Experience: 15 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Qatar
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Primary Purpose of Job
Provide overall leadership, guidance and direction to Security Operations Centre (SOC) team on a 24x7x365 basis, to ensure that QP is able to appropriately monitor and detect cybersecurity-related crises or urgent situations, mitigating immediate and potential threats.

• Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or other relevant degree.

Experience & Skills
• 15+ years of overall experience in Information Security / Cybersecurity experience.• 7+ years working in a Security Operations Centre with leading SIEM software.• 2+ years of running an integrated SOC based on ICT and ICS systems preferably in the Energy sector.• 7+ years in a leadership role.• Relevant industry certifications such as CISSP, GICSP, CISM, GCFA, GCIH, GCED, GRID.• Experience in building and maintaining a high performance team of monitoring and threat hunting analysts.• Knowledgeable with global and regional regulatory and compliance requirements (e.g. NISS, NIA, Qatar Data Protection Law etc.)• Expertise with industry standard frameworks like ITIL, NIST, ISO 27001.• Experience in networking, application and telecommunications integration, design and architecture.• Possess demonstrable skills for designing Security Operations Centre procedures, programs and services across a globally diverse environment.• Demonstrable knowledge of:o Incident response and handling methodologies.o Enterprise incident response programs, roles, and responsibilities.o Cyber defence and vulnerability assessment tools and their capabilities.o Security Assessment and Authorization process.o Intrusion detection methodologies and techniques for detecting host and network-based intrusions.o New and emerging information and cybersecurity technologies.• Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management including Board members.

Qatar Petroleum is an integrated national oil company (NOC) responsible for the sustainable development of the oil and gas industry in Qatar and beyond.

Qatar Petroleum’s activities encompass the entire spectrum of the oil and gas value chain locally, regionally, and internationally, and include the exploration, refining, production, marketing and sales of oil and gas, liquefied natural gas (LNG), natural gas liquids (NGL), gas to liquids (GTL) products, refined products, petrochemicals, fertilizers, steel and aluminum.
Qatar Petroleum is committed to contribute to a better future by meeting today’s economic needs, while safeguarding our environment and resources for generations to come. Thriving on innovation and excellence, Qatar Petroleum is bound to the highest levels of sustainable human, socio-economic, and environmental development in Qatar and beyond.

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